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By Freedom First, Senior Member on 22nd April 2014, 03:30 AM
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I'm having trouble copying files (primarily music) to my sdcard. Either entire folders that are copied will show as empty, or only some of the files will copy. I also routinely get the message "your device might not be able to play this file", which I'm assuming is due to the fact that most of my music is in flac (does HTC assume most players don't know what to do with flac?).

Anybody else experiencing these bugs?
 
 
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That's because kit kat doesn't support it. You have to use the xposed app "handle external storage" to be able to move stuff to your SD card

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That's because kit kat doesn't support it. You have to use the xposed app "handle external storage" to be able to move stuff to your SD card

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Thanks for the info. I'm still learning my way around KitKat (and Xposed).

Ok... after doing some more research (and playing with xposed and other things), the issue is not resolved. I've already edited the platform.xml file to enable writing to the sdcard, but it doesn't help with transferring files from pc to the device via usb. Additionally, files that I did successfully write to the sdcard do not appear in Root Explorer, even though r/w is enabled, and various other apps (players) can identify the files. Either I'm missing something obvious, or KitKat is really screwy. I'm starting to miss Jelly Bean on my old Rezound.
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Or just use this and reboot once you use it.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...=nextapp.sdfix

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Or just use this and reboot once you use it.

https://play.google.com/store/apps/d...=nextapp.sdfix

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Thanks, but I've already tried that. It only implements the same changes as manually editing platform.xml. Once that's been done, NextApp will display this message:

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It works perfect for me. I go into app settings and moved Google Music and everything else I could to the SD card.

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It works perfect for me. I go into app settings and moved Google Music and everything else I could to the SD card.

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I think you're misunderstanding what my problem is. I'm trying to move music files from my PC to my SDCARD. Not data from apps to the sdcard.
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I think you're misunderstanding what my problem is. I'm trying to move music files from my PC to my SDCARD. Not data from apps to the sdcard.

Stock music player just won't pick em up? Won't read them?

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Stock music player just won't pick em up? Won't read them?

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Stock player, Poweramp, Neutron player all will show something different for available files in the specified folders. Root Explorer won't show files that I put in a folder labeled "Audio Books", even though I drag-and-drop the files there using my PC, and the PC shows they're there. I put four audio books on my sdcard in the last coupled days (in mp3), and the files are all missing. Now, plugging it in to my PC, the files are nowhere to be found. They were there (at least some of them) a day ago. WTH?? The folder is there, but it's empty. So empty I can hear an echo in there...
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